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U.S. Embassy Lilongwe and the Government of Malawi mark World AIDS Day by launching HIV Oral Self Testing

Since 2011, Malawi has been at the forefront of the self-testing dialogue with several research studies funded by the Wellcome Trust and UNITAID

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, the U.S. Embassy’s PEPFAR Coordinator, Ms. Emily Hughes, joined the Hon. Minister Atupele Muluzi, MP, Minister of Health, and Dan Namarika, Secretary for Health, as well as dignitaries from UNAIDS, WHO and others to commemorate the 30th recognition of World AIDS Day (started…

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U.S. Embassy Lilongwe and the Government of Malawi mark World AIDS Day by launching HIV Oral Self Testing

The Minister’s demonstration of HIV oral self testing in front of the crowd was a major milestone in breaking down lingering fears around HIV testing

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, the U.S. Embassy’s PEPFAR Coordinator, Ms. Emily Hughes, joined the Hon. Minister Atupele Muluzi, MP, Minister of Health, and Dan Namarika, Secretary for Health, as well as dignitaries from UNAIDS, WHO and others to commemorate the 30th recognition of World AIDS Day (started…

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U.S Embassy Lilongwe and MCC Celebrate the Closeout of the Five-year, $350 Million Malawi Compact

The successful rehabilitation of the Nkula A Hydropower Station was a major component of the MCC Malawi Compact

Millennium Challenge Corporation Vice President, General Counsel and Board Secretary Jeanne Hauch today marked the closeout of the MCC Malawi Compact at a ceremony to commemorate the official hand-over and commissioning of the Nkula A Hydropower Station. MCC Vice President Hauch was joined by Malawi President Peter Mutharika, U.S. Ambassador…

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U.S. Ambassador funds eight social and economic small grants across Malawi

Since 1966, the U.S. Ambassador’s Self-Help Fund has funded local grassroots organizations to implement innovative and sustainable community projects

United States Ambassador Virginia Palmer today awarded grants totaling MK 66.951 million to eight organizations working in eight districts across Malawi through the U.S. Ambassadors’ Special Self Help, the U.S. African Development Foundation and the Julia Taft Programs. Presiding over the grants signing ceremony, Ambassador Palmer said, “Through these projects,…

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U.S. Ambassador funds eight social and economic small grants across Malawi

The Small Grant Programs are designed to support community-driven development projects that address grassroots economic and social issues

United States Ambassador Virginia Palmer today awarded grants totaling MK 66.951 million to eight organizations working in eight districts across Malawi through the U.S. Ambassadors’ Special Self Help, the U.S. African Development Foundation and the Julia Taft Programs. Presiding over the grants signing ceremony, Ambassador Palmer said, “Through these projects,…

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Roadshow in Blantyre, October 29-30, 2018

The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi, is hitting the road and will be in Blantyre on Monday and Tuesday, October 29 – 30, to provide a range of consular services

Are you a U.S. citizen living in or near Blantyre?  Do you need a notarial?  Want to apply for a new passport? The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Lilongwe, Malawi, is hitting the road and will be in Blantyre on Monday and Tuesday, October 29 – 30, to…

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Opening of Elections Reporting Training

This training adds to the list of other trainings that the embassy has supported in the recent past in our quest to help journalists in Malawi acquire skills in various reporting fields

First, let me welcome all of you to the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy. We are thrilled to have you with us for the next three days, which I believe are very important for journalism in Malawi, but more so as Malawi prepares for the forthcoming elections in…

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United States and Malawi Sign Memorandum Of Undestanding to Build Secondary Schools in Malawi

Malawi’s program will demonstrate the critical link between girls’ education and public health for the rest of Africa and the world

 U.S. Ambassador to Malawi Virginia Palmer, Malawi’s Minister of Education, Science and Technology Bright Msaka, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Affairs Emmanuel Fabiano, and USAID Mission Director Littleton Tazewell have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand existing secondary schools and install new secondary schools throughout Malawi under…

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US Embassy in Malawi: Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Andrew Herrup – Opening of Wildlife Trafficking Training

​Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Andrew Herrup – Opening of Wildlife Trafficking Training: Minister of Natural Resources, Energy, and Mining Aggrey Masi Solicitor General Janet Banda Director General of the Anti-Corruption Bureau Reyneck Matemba Director of National Parks and Wildlife Brighton Kumchedwa Remarks – AS PREPARED It is my pleasure to…